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Phobia (John Dingwall, 1988) Gosia Dobrowolska, Sean Scully; agoraphobic wife; reviewed Ross Harley, Cinema Papers, 81, December 1990: 58-59; shown at Cannes 1988; commercial failure
Like some of the better Joseph Losey adaptations of Harold Pinter's scripts, Phobia creates a tangled psychological web of power, co-dependency and double-binds that ultimately denies anybody the final victory. Yet the result is not at all tragic, despite the way the tables are eventually turned. Ross Harley, Murray: 299.
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